Key Stage 1 – Year 2
Children carry on their Key Stage 1 education in the Woodpeckers Class, where we continue to emphasise enjoyment of learning through our Creative Curriculum, covering all the core areas of the National Curriculum to establish a good foundation to take them into Key Stage 2 (by the time they reach Year 3).
In the morning the Woodpeckers class focus their work on Literacy and Maths and in the afternoons they look at a weekly subject such as Music, Technology or History etc. within the overall topic area for that half term. They also have weekly PE sessions with a qualified Sports Coach.
Woodpeckers Class Teacher
Latest News From Woodpeckers Class
Today the Woodpeckers went to Pizza Express in Ipswich to learn how to become a Pizzaiolo and create their own margarita pizzas! The children learned how to stretch and shape the dough, put it in the pan and stretch it out to the sides. After that they learnt how to...read more
This afternoon the children worked into their house groups learning about Chinese New Year. Hedgehogs learnt a song about Chinese New Year and played instruments. They also said a poem and danced like a dragon. Badgers looked at the zodiac calendar and tried hard to...read more
In school, we are always talking about how to stay safe on-line. However, we believe, from time to time, it is important to come together to discuss this in more detail. Internet Safety Day was on Tuesday 6th February and this week, all the children came together for...read more
This half term some of the children from Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class joined Miss Jones for a games club after school. The children enjoyed playing a range of different games including Bingo, Pop Up Pirate, Uno and Top Trumps. The children were able to take...read more
Friday 2nd February was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their work during their sharing afternoon. The children have been learning about portraits in Art and have learnt how to draw a self-portrait as well as portraits of other people. The children were keen to...read more
This term The Woodpeckers have been learning about China. They have sampled Chinese chocolate and learnt facts about Beijing. They did lots of learning based on The Great Wall of China and brought in junk modelling materials to build their own wall! The children had...read more
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We Are Working On
History – Travel and Transport
- How has transport changed over time?
- Early Travel – Viking Longboats
- A history of cars
- George Stephenson and Trains
- A history of Flight
- Comparing travel in the past, present and future
Science – Plants
- Observing Plants
- Seeds and Bulbs
- Life Cycles
- What do plants need?
- Plants we eat
- How do different plants grow?
Design & Technology – Bunting
- Evaluating different bunting
- Designing our own bunting
- Running Stitch
- Selecting and joining fabrics
PE – Futsal / Gymnastics
- Control and co-ordination
- Balance and agility
- New skills using the feet
- New rules and tactics
RE – Celebrations
- Chinese New Year
- Important Animals
- Culture, Custom and Celebrations
Computing – Presentation Skills
- Internet Safety
- Images and formatting images and text
- Presenting and saving